Committees

2016-2017 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President

Elaine Hale (Steven)
Orlando, Florida
Email: brase@bellsouth.net

President-Elect

Kathy Murray (Eric)
Huntsville, Alabama
Email: oximeter@aol.com

Vice-President of Doctors’ Day

Kathy Weigand (Robert)
St. Joseph, MO
Email: daffodil4302@yahoo.com

Vice-President of Health Education

Rhonda Rhodes (John III)
Louisville, KY
Email: rhoda40@hotmail.com

Vice-President of Medical Heritage

Lindsay Rice (Brad)
Hampton Cove, Alabama
Email: lindsayrice07@bellsouth.net

Vice President of Membership

Donald Swikert, MD (Nancy)
Union, KY
Email: don.swikert@gmail.com

Secretary

Ann Anderson (Steven)
Naples, Florida
Email: ander01@comcast.net

Parlimentarian

Barbara Jett (Mason)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Email: bjett26970@aol.com

Immediate Past President

Barbara Blanton (Terrell)
Shelbyville, Tennessee
Email: barbarayblanton@gmail.com

Key SMA Alliance Committees

Doctors’ Day Committee

Responsible for the creation, development and coordination of programs, materials and initiatives to further the recognition of the significance of the profession of medicine through community service and educational projects in observance of Doctors’ Day

Rhonda Rhodes, KY – Chair
Jacqueline Prince, TN
Patty Pellegrini, KY
Eileen McRae, MS

Health Education Committee

Responsible for the creation, development and coordination of programs, materials and initiatives to promote the Health Education Focus of the Alliance and encouragement of members to participate in and promote Health Education projects

Kathy Weigand, MO – Chair
Aroona Dave, KY
Emma Borders, LA
Danita Horne, MS

Medical Heritage Committee

Responsible for the creation, development, and coordination of programs, materials and initiatives to preserve the history of medicine, and the encouragement of members to participate in and promote Medical Heritage projects

Lindsay Rice, AL – Chair
Stephanie McCarthy, AL
Lisa Tritel, FL
Eileene McRae, MS

Membership Committee

Responsible for serving as SMAA’s welcoming committee, promoting the benefits of membership and encouraging active participation by its members

Donald Swikert, MD, KY – Chair
Adina Nobie, FL
Karan Pastora, IN
Janet Schwartz, FL

Young Physicians Committee

Responsible for serving as SMAA’s welcoming committee, promoting the benefits of membership and encouraging active participation by its members

Carol Winchester, FL – Chair
Abbie Freeman, SC

Bylaws Committee

Responsible for receiving and preparing recommendations for amendments to the Bylaws.

Nancy Brant, GA – Chair
Barbara Tippins, GA
Barbara Jett, OK
Nancy Lee Bunnell, KY

Research & Education Endowment Fund / Society of 1924 Committee

Responsible to oversee the Society of 1924 funds; plan and participate in all fund raisers for the Research and Education Endowment Fund.

Ashley Clark, AL – Chair
Shirley Becker, IN
Betty Kuppusami, VA
Rose Kupleskey, LA

Annual Meeting Convention Planning Committee

Responsible to plan and implement the Annual Meeting with the assistance of the President and the SMA staff.

Stella Brown – Chair
Angela Abrams, FL

Committee Positions

Develop your personal and professional identity among your peers by participating on an SMA Alliance committee and enjoy immediate involvement in directing the future of the association as well as Medicine. No tenure requirements, no proxies. Direct involvement and immediate influence.

For more information on participating in a committee or other leadership role, click the button below, call (800) 423-4992 Ext. 164 to speak to the SMA Alliance Coordinator or email kblackmon@smaphp7.wpengine.com.

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